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Employment Opportunities with the Library

Join our team. The Ouachita Parish Public Library is located in the beautiful twin cities of Monroe/West Monroe in northeast Louisiana. The library system consists of 10 branches plus a bookmobile. Ouachita Parish Public Library serves a population of 156,325 and is proud to be one of the top libraries in the state.

The library offers liberal benefits, including an excellent retirement system, vacations, sick leave and health insurance. Employees may advance to higher positions according to their abilities, qualifications, education, based on the needs of the library. A criminal background check and drug screening are part of the pre-hire process. The screening will be done by an independent laboratory with the cost to be covered by the library. Ouachita Parish Public Library is an At-Will, equal opportunity employer.

Current library employees are given three days priority in applying for the vacant position before outside applicants will be considered. Library employees may still apply after the designated deadline but priority will not be given.

Applications and resume may be submitted in person or by email to the Library Administrative Office at the Main Branch, 1800 Stubbs Avenue. The official form may be picked one up at the office or by following this Link. For more information call (318) 327-1490 or email (cchatham@oplib.org ). Applications may be returned online or in person Monday through Friday between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to:       

Ouachita Parish Public Library
Office of Operations Coordinator
1800 Stubbs Avenue
Monroe, LA 71201
Fax: 318-329-4057

Current employment opportunities  - October 22, 2019

Library Assistant II - Circulation/YA - Full Time - Ollie Burns Branch - Beginning hourly rate: $10.1243

Library Assistant I - Circulation - Part-Time - Main Branch - approx 25 hrs. per week - Beginning hourly rate: $9.4070

Our Mission

The mission of the Ouachita Parish Public Library is to advance literacy, inspire lifelong learning, and strengthen our community by serving everyone in Ouachita Parish.


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